Navy Tauber’s case has reached the European press. Eureporter: Moldova’s fragile democracy has been hit hard
This is how the article of the prestigious European publication “Eureporter” begins, which dedicated an extensive analysis to the scandal surrounding Marina Tauber.
According to “Eureporter”, Marina Tauber was registered in the race for the City Hall of Balti on the last day on which documents can be submitted for registration, and this decision took many by surprise. Afterwards, journalists write, an intense campaign ensued, and in the November 21 elections, Tauber came very close to winning the first round, missing only about 900 votes to win. The European publication also shows that only after Tauber won the first round by almost 50 percent of the votes, did the appeals from the police and the opponents start to flow.
“This week followed a meeting of the CEC, which found that Marina Tauber must exclude from the race and the court to cancel the registration for the election. And the reason given by the CEC for exclusion from the election is that “the candidate did not declare the expenses for what activists ate during the election campaign”, or does not provide that is not found in the Moldovan Electoral Code, and an electoral candidate, in no . election campaign organized so far in Moldova, does not declare such expenses. Moreover, the alleged violations were registered in the first round of the ballot, which was declared correct by the Central Electoral Commission “, the article also shows.
According to Eureporter, the decision to withdraw from the race provoked a wave of reactions from the opposition, political analysts and civil society.
“Immediately after the CEC decision, there was a wave of criticism from opposition parties, political analysts and some civil societies, who described the decision of the electoral body as an abuse and a political order from the ruling PAS party and the President of the Republic. Moldova. “Maia Sandu”, the article also shows.
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